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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 28, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Texas New Braunfels iJa 11 x JLS 9 New Texas 91 252 Zdtuno 14 Pages TUESDAY December 25 cents USPS 377880 Israel and Lebanon begin negotiations Lebanon AP Israeli and Lebanese negotiators joined by mediators gathered around a blue triangleshaped table today and began their first facetoface talks aimed at ridding Lebanon of all foreign The Israeli negotiator said he hoped the talks would lead to a full peace treaty between Lebanon and the Jewish The opening session under the auspices of special envoy Morris Draper was broadcast live by Lebanons state television as it started at EST at the heavily guarded Lebanon Beach where Israeli and flags Delegates met behind closed doors for five minutes to get acquainted before dozens of reporters and frisked twice by Israeli and Lebanese security were allowed into the conference room on the second Our first objective is to seek the restoration of Lebanons sovereignty and full authority over the whole of its the head of the Lebanese Antoine said in his opening statement in Fattal said all nonLebanese troops in his country must withdraw according to a com prehensive plan of evacuation by the terms of a specific and accelerated Delivering his opening statement in the head of the Israeli David said The aim of these negotiations is not to any end any conflict between Lebanon and Israel for no real conflict exists between directorgeneral of Israels Ministry of Foreign said he hoped the talks would produce an agreement which we believe will be but a step away from the final formal peace treaty we would like to see come who shuttled between Lebanon and Israel for several weeks to get talks called for imagination and vision on the part of the representatives at this After meeting with reporters for about 45 the negotiators went back behind closed In Prime Minister Menachem Begin followed the opening session from his his spokesman Uri Porat He described Begins outlook as positive despite widespread Israeli skepticism over the value of the Israeli and Lebanese security guards ringed the beachfront hotel in this Beirut suburb and Israeli tanks and armored personel carriers guarded all road in tersections leading to the sevenstory Lebanese Christians and Druse feuding for the past two have been fighting in the Khalde area five miles south of Beirut and in nearby hills since the leaving at least 18 people dead and 27 The fighting had threatened delays or can cellation of the opening so tanks and troops from Israels invasion army moved into the hills Monday to separate the feuders and quell the The Khalde presided over by Lebanese delegation leader Antoine will shift on Thursday to the northern Israel bordertown of Kiryat That session will be chaired by David directorgeneral of Israels Ministry of Foreign Though Lebanon and Israel finally agreed last week to hold the disputes remain over their See Page 14 Company gives toward gas bills Entex helps By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Help is on the way for those gas heating bill That was the word Tuesday from Entex Vice President and General Manager and Administrator Ernest of the South Texas Both were here to announce the establishment of a voluntary program to help needy persons pay their gas in has contributed to initiate the which is in direct response to a letter from Texas Railroad Commissioner Mack Wallace to Entexs Chairman of the Board Jackson Similar programs in and several other states were cited in the which urged the implementation of a heating help program in The Entex program is designed to help those 65 years of age or older on fixed incomes with no alternative source of funds and will include special hardship cases of all Fortner This is a firsttime thing for us which will start im based upon distribution details to community service agencies in our Help will also be given to the or otherwise infirm with no alternate source of Fortner said eligibility will primarily be determined by the community service These community service agencies presently have federal Fortner adding that local voluntary efforts will supplement the existing The Entex program will be implemented in two the first of which is the contribution by the utility itself to start the The second stage will be to give others an opportunity to make a tax deductible contribution to the Entex will ask its customers to consider a small contribution to this effort on a voluntary and it is hoped that Entexs pipeline suppliers and producers will also provide I think its important to stress that the com panys initial contribution is stockholders Radeleff This will not be passed onto other customers to other than asking them to assist on a voluntary basis with a few dollars over and beyond their billed Cabinets Lewis to retire WASHINGTON AP Transportation Secretary Drew Lewis called a news conference and an administration source said Lewis would announce he is leaving the The source said the secretarys immediate plans were but Lewis is reported to have been offered the chairmanship of Warner Amex Cable Communications a major cable television who was a successful businessman before he joined the government in January would be the third member of President Reagans Cabinet to return to private Alexander Haig resigned as secretary of state last June 25 over policy differences with Reagan and Energy Secretary James Edwards quit effective 5 to become president of the Medical University of South Imagine that The latest in advanced diagnostic a CT scanners was recently installed at McKenna Memorial William Brown shows some of the crosssection or Stall photos by Cindy Richardson the machine will technician Charles Barkers explains the machine to Larry whos playing patient while Brown looks The cats meow Doctors set up sophisticated scanner at McKenna By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer New Braunfels could be called anything but typical for its size and neither could its medical McKenna Memorial Hospital and 21 local physicians have taken what hospital administrator Tom McNeal calls a giant step toward providing better health care The hospital has entered into a contract with the local group of physicians to provide patients with computerized tomography service CT better known as body scan Its rare for a hospital this size or for a hospital under 200 beds McKenna is an 8Gbed hospital to obtain such a piece of said emphasizing the sign ficance of the Because McKenna Memorial is the largest and most centrally located of the hospitals between San Antonio and he predicted that in all probability we will become a CT referral center for Seguin and San Local who formed the partnership of Hill Country recently purchased the CT equipment and its accessory com It was installed in an outside trailer adjacent to the hospital and became operational this The doctors have a fiveyear lease with a fiveyear renewal option with the hospital for locating the equipment on the hospital said William head of the hospitals radiology he said the partnership plans to turn the equipment over to the Use of the or body scanning has proven to be an extremely important clinical tool for the medical community to provide essential diagnostic information rapidly and noninvasively for many See Page 14 Inside Todays Weather The Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy and mild colder and increasing cloudiness and cold Winds will be light and variable becoming northwesterly at 1520 then decreasing to near 15 mph There is a 30 percent chance of rain TV Looking back at 1982 Annexation highlights Garden Ridges year By DYANNE FRY Staff writer After three years of fighting Selmas urban the City of Garden Ridge got busy in 1982 and did some growing The City Council squared off the small Comal County town by an nexing 333 acres on its south The city limit now extends to the Missouri Pacific Railroad taking in a small business complex at FM 2252 and FM It also takes in the small piece of land that was illegally annexed by Selma in 1978 and became the subject of a long and costly court Now that that territory is officially part of the council members hope its safe from future A new subdivision is going in on the other end of the where the late Eduard Holzapfel once main tained a large agricultural Council gave final plat approval in December to Ivy Oaks which will contain 126 new Also in Garden Ridge elected three new council celebrated the 10th anniversary of its saw the resignation of volunteer Police Chief Robert Howey and received a promise of cable TV service before the next year is The problem with Selma was of ficially resolved in March when the two cities signed an agreement in the 45th District Court stating that Selma no longer claims any right to the land which Garden Ridge had always claimed in its own halftnile extraterritorial The judgment came after Selma resolved a similar dispute with San The larger city claimed that Selma had annexed across its own ETJ to get to Garden In late Selma agreed to back up to the Kansas Texas This pulled it out of both the other cities and made Garden Ridges previous lawsuit But Mayor Betty McGranahan wanted to see a disclaimer in writing before she was willing to let it San Antonio lawyer Harvey Hardy had been called in to work with City Attorney Don Wright on the On May Council elected not to renew Wrights and to retain Hardy City Council elections proceeded with a minimum of campaign Three aldermen Jerry Howell Jones and Fiedler stepped down to be replaced by Keith David Hencshel and former city secretary Bobbie The only contest was between Richter and Tom a dark horse who filed at the last minute and was defeated on April The new spurred on by the Planning and Zoning got busy right away on the an nexation By they had a petition signed by 64 residents of the targeted neighborhood 50 in favor of and 14 Those and a few more who claimed they had never been asked to turned out in force at the public hearings held 2 and 3 one at City and the other in Don Ashbys front yard on just outside the city Prospective citizens fired some hot questions at the And it may be they were happy with the an because no one showed up to complain on when the council took its final unanimous vote on the annexation FM otherwise known as See GARDEN Page 14
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